Russ Conway
Russ Conway in The Screaming Skull (00.13.13).jpg
Russ Conway in The Screaming Skull
Clarence Russell Zink

(1913-04-25)25 April 1913
Died12 January 2009(2009-01-12) (aged 95)

Russ Conway (April 25, 1913 – January 12, 2009) was a Canadian-American actor and he is best known for playing Fenton Hardy, the father of The Hardy Boys in the 1956 The Mickey Mouse Club serial. He is the brother of the actor Donald Woods (born Ralph Lewis Zink) December 2, 1906 - March 5, 1998.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
1947 Buck Privates Come Home Medic Uncredited
The Web Mike - Fingerprint Man Uncredited
T-Men Code Expert Uncredited
A Double Life Reporter Uncredited
1948 Black Bart Wells Fargo Agent Clayton Uncredited
The Naked City Ambulance Doctor Uncredited
Mr. Reckless Al - a Wise Guy Uncredited
The Winner's Circle Jockey Uncredited
One Touch of Venus Reporter Uncredited
Larceny Detective
An Innocent Affair George Haskins Uncredited
An Act of Murder Wilson Uncredited
1949 Flamingo Road Johnson - Reporter Uncredited
Calamity Jane and Sam Bass Baggage Man Uncredited
Arctic Manhunt Landers Uncredited
I Was a Male War Bride Cmdr. Willis - Chaplain Uncredited
Trapped Chief Agent Gunby
The Heiress Quintus
The Lady Takes a Sailor Constable Uncredited
Twelve O'Clock High Operations Officer Uncredited
1950 Woman in Hiding Russell - Reporter Uncredited
Backfire Police Broadcaster Uncredited
When Willie Comes Marching Home Maj. J.A. White Uncredited
Military Academy with That Tenth Avenue Gang Capt. Bagby Uncredited
The Lawless Eldredge
Three Secrets Captain Uncredited
The Fuller Brush Girl Police Detective Uncredited
Prisoners in Petticoats Detective Blake
Highway 301 Detective at Phillips Shooting Scene Uncredited
1951 Call Me Mister Maj. T.S. McCall Uncredited
Tomahawk Maj. Horton
Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man Newspaperman
I Was a Communist for the FBI Frank Cvetic Uncredited
Father Takes the Air Policeman Uncredited
Let's Go Navy! Lt. Moss Uncredited
You Never Can Tell Cop Uncredited
Flight to Mars Astronomer #1 Uncredited
1952 Colorado Sundown John T. Stocker Uncredited
Fort Osage Mr. Whitley Uncredited
My Six Convicts Dr. Hughes
Jet Job Stanley Reid
My Son John FBI Agent (scenes deleted)
Young Man with Ideas Prosecuting Attorney Uncredited
The Outcasts of Poker Flat Vigilante Uncredited
Jumping Jacks Full Colonel Uncredited
Diplomatic Courier Bill Uncredited
Fearless Fagan Maj. Barnes Uncredited
The Rose Bowl Story Referee Jamison Uncredited
Battle Zone Major Uncredited
Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation Cmdr. Fordise - Naval Attache Uncredited
The Turning Point Reporter Uncredited
Because of You First FBI Man Uncredited
1953 Girls in the Night Sergeant Uncredited
The War of the Worlds Rev. Bethany Uncredited
Abbott and Costello Go to Mars Second Policeman at Bank Uncredited
One Girl's Confession Police Officer
Safari Drums Sgt. Collins
Vice Squad Reporter Uncredited
Vicki Detective Uncredited
Jennifer Gardener
1954 Killer Leopard Sgt. Maitland
1955 Top of the World Col. Nelson
The Looters Maj. Knowles
Tall Man Riding Marshal Jim Feathergill
1956 Somebody Up There Likes Me Capt. Grifton Uncredited
Love Me Tender Ed Galt
1957 The Midnight Story Det. Sgt. Sommers
Bernardine Mr. Mason Uncredited
Portland Exposé Phil Jackman
Escapade in Japan Airliner Co-Pilot Uncredited
Bombers B-52 Gen. Tyler Uncredited
1958 Flood Tide Bill Holleran
The Screaming Skull Rev. Edward Snow
Fort Dobbs Sheriff of Largo
Voice in the Mirror Owens - Tavern Owner Uncredited
Johnny Rocco Police Lt. Fred Garron
1960 The Bramble Bush Sheriff Larson Witt
Twelve Hours to Kill Police Captain Willie Long
The Great Impostor Sgt. Wilkerson Uncredited
1962 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Police Officer #1
1964 The Lively Set Dave Moody
Guns of Diablo Dr. McPheeters
1966 Our Man Flint American General
1967 C'mon, Let's Live a Little John W. Grant
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre Interrogator Uncredited
1968 Never a Dull Moment Police Capt. Jacoby Uncredited
1973 The World's Greatest Athlete Judge with Stopwatch
Interval Fraser
Year Title Role Notes
1960 The Tom Ewell Show Sawyer 1 episode
1963 Alfred Hitchcock Hour Custom Border Patrolman 1 episode
1967 The Fugitive Sheriff Matt Thornton 1 episode
1968-1972 Mission: Impossible Civilian / Dr. Walter Manning / Harry Kellem / Dr. David Walters 4 episodes
1969-1970 The Mod Squad Dr. Jay Milton 2 episodes


  1. ^ "Obituaries Russell Zink". Los Angeles Times. 21 January 2009. Retrieved 2020-04-23.